11. Don’t Beat Yourself Up
You’re going to mess up. We all do. Successful people don’t beat themselves up over it. They get right back on track. They don’t wait until tomorrow to do so either. Their healthy lifestyle and weight loss continues to move forward and make progress because they allow themselves to make mistakes, learn from them, and end up stronger as a result.
I actually don’t think will power exists- you need motivation, focus and to sort out your environment –
In that you remove temptation, don’t bring your crave foods into the house, car or office. In my case I avoid petrol stations and shops that sell chocolate bars at the tills- especially when I’m fasting!
My clients have plans that include cheat meals or days, depending on their fitness program. Some call them reward meals, but however you describe them it’s a way to recharge essential fat loss hormones that take a dive after just a few days of calorie restriction. When these hormones reduce your fat loss stalls, you find yourself on a weight loss plateau.
This re-feeding prevents your body going into starvation mode, allows you to plan your indulgences and enjoy social occasions.
These little cheats are even more important if you decide to include intermittent fasting in your fat loss plans.
Everyone falls off track at sometime, plan this, expect it – know what to do after your indulgence. Know that you can decide to get back on track that day, that moment. You DON’t have to wait for the next day or next MONDAY. Why is it so many of us think diets can ONLY start on a Monday?
You are in control of you….
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